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Portrait of a Mother and Daughter
  • Peter Schmidt
    circa 1829–1866
    born: Germany ; died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ; active: United States
  • Portrait of a Mother and Daughter, circa 1860
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 167.6 x 114 cm
    Canvas/Support: 66 x 44 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ms Laura J. Topham
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0013

Full length portrait of seated women in a black dress (identified as Laura Jane Thweatt Block) posed next to her daughter (identified as Emma Block, later Emma Topham), who is standing on a chair.